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International Tourism Management with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

* •Study your foundation year, then progress to a degree with industry accreditation from the Tourism Management Institute (TMI) and the EFMD Programme Accreditation System (EPAS).* Become globally, socially and ethically aware of the contemporary business environment.* Enhance transferable skills to develop a multitude of professional competencies.* Develop quantitative and qualitative information collection, validation, processing and interpretation skills.* Grow into a confident, inquisitive and empowered individual who can work autonomously but also develop relationships of teamwork and co-operation.Learn the specific behaviours and motivations of tourism consumers, industry operations, and understand the planning and development of tourism in various contexts and contemporary growth sectors in the industry. You can choose to specialise in adventure tourism and gain the skills and knowledge needed to manage and work in this dynamic and global sector.**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don’t meet the entry requirements for our BSc (Hons) International Tourism Management course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other Sheffield Business School foundation year students, then move on to the degree.Learning and teaching is research-informed, as modules draw upon and relate to current research, including the work of our staff. You also develop research skills as you progress from academic reading and writing in the first year to designing, conducting, presenting and reflecting on your own research in the final year.You learn through* lectures* seminars* workshops* research projects* consultancy projects* essays* presentations* exams* reflective exercises* professional e-portfolioIn the foundation year, you’ll study wider business topics, while specialising in your chosen subject area. You’ll learn useful skills such as academic writing, work in diverse teams and learn to utilise a wide variety of data sources. In doing so, you’ll fully prepare yourself for undergraduate study.**Applied learningWork placements**You will have the opportunity to undertake a year-long work placement in your fourth year of study. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career.Recent placements have included Disneyland in Florida, in hotels and resorts across America, Canada, Spain, France, Dubai and the Maldives, and with national and regional destination management organisations such as the Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions, the Isle of Man Department of Tourism, and Visit Peak District and Derbyshire, as well as for major tour operators such as TUI and Sunvil.You can also complete a 'Learning in the Workplace' semester where you work and study at the same time, with academic lessons carried out remotely during allocated study periods while on placement. This is recognised by the University as a placement and offers you a quicker way to complete your studies and gain work experience in four rather than five years, while graduating with 'placement' in your degree title to boost your employment prospects.**Live projects**As part of the course, you get the opportunity to work on real business projects to build your skills and professional experience. Recent students have contributed to developing the network of the UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum, helped organise their annual conference in Gibraltar, and been involved in developing Operation Make Safe, which seeks to work with hotels, tour and transport operators to raise staff awareness of child protection issues.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per year

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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 64

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications excluding general studies For example:• CC at A Level• MPP in BTEC Extended Diploma.• A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels and EPQ

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

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